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Driver was smoking more than tobacco

A 32-year-old city man had more than tobacco in his cigarette. Exactly twenty-four hours before recreational cannabis became legal, police stopped a car with an expired permit on Colborne Street. Officers say they saw signs of impairment and could smell

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Energy+ urges paperless billing

Cambridge-based Energy + says customers are responsible for paying their bills even if there’s a postal disruption. And late payment fees won’t be waived in the event of a strike or lockout. The utility is encouraging its customers in Cambridge,

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Timbits and grizzlies not a good mix

Officials in British Columbia want people to know that bears should not be fed Timbits and hot dogs. The reminder comes after a man and a woman hand fed bears those snacks from their vehicle as they drove along the

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Skinny-dipping shark-tank swimmer subdued

A British Columbia man is facing charges in two separate but related incidents in Toronto, including one where he’s accused of jumping naked into a shark tank at an aquarium. Toronto Police say the first incident took place early Friday

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Police watchdog closes Brantford investigation

The province’s police watchdog has closed its investigation of an incident involving a man arrested with a shoulder injury in Brantford. On September 3rd, officers went to a hotel in the Colborne-Stanley Street area with a warrant to arrest a

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OPP: Don’t drive while high

Brant County OPP didn’t waste any time during day one of legal recreational marijuana. Officers set up a RIDE program spot check in front of Paris District High School yesterday and chatted with students about the legal age to use

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Red Sox, Dodgers in driver’s seat

Boosted by a questionable fan interference call early in a back-and-forth game and a go-ahead homer from Jackie Bradley Junior, the Red Sox moved within one victory of their first World Series trip since winning the 2013 title with an

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Cannabis stocks fall on first day of legalization

The price of gas in our listening area ranges from $1.10 to $1.30 a litre as of 4:15 this morning. Brantford: $1.13-$1.24 Hamilton: $1.13-$1.25 Burlington: $1.12-$1.25 Milton: $1.12-$1.30 Oakville-Mississauga: $1.15-$1.25 Kitchener-Waterloo:  $1.15-$1.24 Cambridge: $1.10–$1.27 Welland-Niagara Falls-Thorold-St. Catharines-Grimsby: $1.18-$1.23 Simcoe, Waterford:

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Cold, windy

The Weather Centre Forecast, Today: a mix of sun and clouds, windy. High 7. Tonight: clear, windy. Low 3. Tomorrow: mainly sunny, wind gusting to 50 km/h. High 14. Saturday: cloudy with sunny breaks with the chance of a shower.

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Marijuana is legal today in Ontario: here’s what you need to know!

Now that cannabis is legalized, Ontario’s Government for the People has rules that keep cannabis out of the hands of children and youth, and keep our roads safe. Ontario has laws in place about how, where and who can buy

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WRPS launches #HIGHstakes campaign

#Cannabis is now legal, but driving impaired is not. The stakes are #high if you decide to drive high: ▪️licence suspension▪️financial penalties▪️possible criminal record▪️possible jail time Don't miss out on being where you should be. #HIGHstakes https://t.co/NerYZXHYNC pic.twitter.com/nIfPVUQyBu — Waterloo

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Cow rampages through car dealership

A bolting bovine from a cattle market almost got away until she made a wrong turn into a car dealership in Stirling, Scotland. Employees at Arnold Clark Stirling Mazda were shocked when they saw the heifer hoof into their showroom.

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U-S lottery jackpot climbs to $868-million

No winning lottery ticket was sold for last night’s drawing of America’s Mega Millions lottery — meaning the jackpot climbs to 868-million dollars U-S for the next draw Friday night. Officials with the multi-state lottery say no tickets matched all

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Norfolk County outlines E-day plans

Norfolk County election officials are reminding voters to cast their ballot on Monday between 10 and 8. The county says if you are unsure where to cast a ballot then contact the Council Service Department or go to the website

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Man, woman now identified by Brantford Police

Update:  Police have identified the male and female and thank the public for their assistance. — Previously: Brantford City Police are looking for a man and woman in connection with an ongoing investigation. Police aren’t revealing any further details but

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